in Afikpo North of Ebonyi State, Nigeria
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.893 and 7.935 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 53' 33" and E 7° 56' 7"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Naira - NGN
- Spoken languages:
- English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulah
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:16 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Lagos
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:23 am and 6:45 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.542 and -172.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Atafu Village
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Nigeria.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nigeria. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Afikpo in Afikpo North (Ebonyi State) with it's 71,866 inhabitants is located in Nigeria about 221 mi (or 355 km) south of Abuja, the country's capital.
Local time in Afikpo is now 11:16 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Lagos with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Afikpo. The closest airport in Nigeria is Akanu Ibiam International Airport in a distance of 48 mi (or 77 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Itigidi, Ugep, Nguzu Edda, Obiozara and Ebem Ohafia. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Night Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 3rd of August 2021
26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 4th of August 2021
26°C (78 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 5th of August 2021
28°C (82 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Afikpo is the second largest city in Ebonyi State of Nigeria. Until recently it was the home Local Government Area of the late Eze (DR) Akanu Ibiam, who hailed from the village of Unwana. Dr. Ibiam was one of the first Igbo medical doctors of Western training and the former Governor of Eastern region. The town had an estimated population of 672,000 in 2005.
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